Thursday, 28 May 2015

to stay or not to stay

The referendum question has been decided: “Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union?”  There has been a lot of discussion on the precise wording; there has even been a suggestion we should have a referendum on it!

One reason1 for all the agonising is that having the “yes” answer allows a more positive campaign, as we’ve seen recently (even if it doesn’t always lead to victory).

So the stay-ers get the yes option:

But why should it restricted to a boring yes/no response, when there’s so many more possibilities?  Here’s an option that would suit computer nerds:

Or we could have a blast from the past:

Or there’s always:

I wonder which one they will choose?  Maybe we should have a referendum on it?

[1] Apparently another reason for agonising is the concern that not everyone knows we are already a member of the EU...

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